Documents & Videos: DAFO 2

  • DAFO 2: Order Form DAFO 2: Order Form

    Order form for the DAFO 2. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Must be sent in with the patient's cast or uploaded with your digital scan through the e-order system at https://orders.cascadedafo.com

  • DAFO 2: Product Sheet DAFO 2: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the DAFO 2.

  • DAFO 2 Softy: Order Form DAFO 2 Softy: Order Form

    Order form for the DAFO 2 Softy. May be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand. Must be sent in with the patient's cast or uploaded with your digital scan through the e-order system at https://orders.cascadedafo.com

  • DAFO 2 Softy: Product Sheet DAFO 2 Softy: Product Sheet

    Detailed product information and patient indications for the DAFO 2 Softy.

  • Case study | 6 yr. old boy - excess plantarflexion | Is he ready for SMO style braces? Case study | 6 yr. old boy - excess plantarflexion | Is he ready for SMO style braces?

    Jill Smith, PT, and Cindy Deiner, CPO, team together to determine if their young patient can tolerate a lower level of support in his next pair of DAFOs.

  • Case study | Excess plantarflexion: a view of the same patient at age 2 and age 7 Case study | Excess plantarflexion: a view of the same patient at age 2 and age 7

    This case study video shows the same patient, Summer, at age 2 and age 7. Summer has a diagnosis of schizencephaly and exhibits strong excess plantarflexion (toe walking) with high muscle tone. At age 2, she wears a pair of custom fabricated DAFO 3 Softy plantarflexion block orthoses to help control foot position. At age 7, Summer wears a pair of custom fabricated DAFO 2 orthoses -- hinged plantarflexion block style orthoses. This video is narrated by the patient's orthotist: Cindy Diener, CPO.

  • Before & After: Excessive Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2 Before & After: Excessive Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2

    A young girl wears a hinged DAFO 2 on her left side to help control excess plantarflexion (toe walking). The custom-fabricated DAFO 2 combines full wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal upgright designed to block plantarflexion.

  • Before & After: Hyperextension | DAFO 2 Before & After: Hyperextension | DAFO 2

    The patient in this before-and-after video exhibits strong knee hyperextension. He benefits from the stability and control provided by a pair of custom-fabricated hinged DAFO 2 orthoses. The DAFO 2 provides comfortable, wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal upright designed to block ankle plantarflexion.

  •  Adam: Hyperextension Adam: Hyperextension

    A young boy with knee hyperextension experiences improvement in stability and gait pattern when introduced to a combined regimen of bracing and physical therapy. This video demonstrates the brace selection process from assessing the patient’s needs, to assessing the outcome.

  • Brace movement | DAFO 3 and DAFO 2 Brace movement | DAFO 3 and DAFO 2

    This video demonstrates how the leg and ankle move in the DAFO 3 as compared to the DAFO 2. Both braces are designed to block excess plantarflexion which can present as toe walking or knee hyperextension.

  • Brace movement | DAFO 2 Brace movement | DAFO 2

    This video demonstrates how the leg and ankle move in the DAFO 2.

  • Product video | DAFO 2 Product video | DAFO 2

    This product video looks at the function and features of the custom fabricated DAFO® 2

  • Before & After: Excess Plantarflexion | Toe Walking | DAFO 2 Before & After: Excess Plantarflexion | Toe Walking | DAFO 2

    In this before and after video, a young boy wears a hinged DAFO 2 on his left side to help control excess plantarflexion (toe walking). The custom-fabricated DAFO 2 combines full wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal up-right designed to block plantarflexion.

  • Before and After: Excess Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2 Before and After: Excess Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2

    In this before and after video, a young boy wears hinged DAFO 2s to help control excess plantarflexion (toe walking). The custom-fabricated DAFO 2 combines full wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal up-right to block plantarflexion.

  • Before & After: Excess Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2 Before & After: Excess Plantarflexion - Toe Walking | DAFO 2

    In this before and after video, a boy wears hinged DAFO 2s to help control excess plantarflexion (toe walking). The custom-fabricated DAFO 2 combines full wrap-around foot control with a hinged proximal up-right to block plantarflexion.

  • Carmel's AHC Story Carmel's AHC Story

    Meet Carmel, her mom Sophie, and her sister Miah. Learn about Carmel's diagnosis of Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood and the family's journey as they navigate the twists and turns of this rare condition.

  • Article: Catch that Wave

    A Dafo Dynamic article by Susan Witter and Debra Huntsman-Lannom, PT. Debra enlisted a professional surfer to use surfing therapy for children with mobility challenges.

  • Brace movement | DAFO 3 and  DAFO 2 side-by-side comparison Brace movement | DAFO 3 and DAFO 2 side-by-side comparison

    This side-by-side comparison shows how the leg and ankle move in the DAFO 3 as compared to the DAFO 2. Both braces are designed to block excess plantarflexion which can present as toe walking or knee hyperextension.

  • Brace movement | DAFO 2 and  DAFO Tami2 side-by-side comparison Brace movement | DAFO 2 and DAFO Tami2 side-by-side comparison

    This side-by-side comparison shows how the leg and ankle move in the DAFO 2 as compared to the DAFO Tami2. Both of these hinged braces are designed to block excess plantarflexion while allowing free dorsiflexion.